- Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
- M.A., The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
- B.A., The University of Alabama at Birmingham
- International Business Writing
- Crisis Communication
- Organizational Use of Social Media
- Risk Communication
- Grant Writing
- Visual Rhetoric
Applied Rhetoric as Disciplinary Umbrella: Community, Connections, and Identity. With Jennifer R. Veltsos, Matthew R. Sharp, Jacob D. Rawlins, & Rebecca Pope-Ruark. In Melonçon, L., & Schreiber, J., eds., Assembling Critical Components: A Framework for Sustaining Technical and Professional Communication (2022). WAC Clearinghouse. https://wac.colostate.edu/docs/books/assembling/chapter7.pdf
“It Felt Like Something the World Needed to See”: Organizational Social Media and the Collective Memory. In K. M. Getchell and P. J. Lentz, Rhetorical Theory and Praxis in the Business Communication Classroom (2017). New York: Routledge.
“Evolving Concepts of Risk: Influences on Safety Communication in a High-Hazard, Intercultural Industry.” connexions: international professional communication journal, 5.2 (2017): https://connexionsj.files.wordpress.com/2017/11/2017_resa_patriarca.pdf
"Beyond Compliance: Participatory Translation of Safety Communication for Latino Construction Workers." With Carlos Evia. Journal of Business and Technical Communication 26.3 (2012): 340-367.